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Overview: Non profit development interns work closely with South Bronx United's Executive Director in building organizational capacity in support of SBU's youth development programs, which use soccer as a tool to help youth advance academically, graduate high school, and go on to college. Intern's work is focused in 3 key areas: 1) grant research & writing, 2) press relations and social media, and 3) fundraising through special events and sponsorships. Within these areas, the position can be molded to fit the individual's strengths and interests. When: Fall Internship: September - December Spring Internship: mid/late January - May Where: SBU Office, 594 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451. *There is flexibility to work remotely at times. Qualifications: Along with possessing a passion for supporting non profit work and serving urban youth, an intern should have a strong communication and writing skills and comfort using Microsoft Excel and Google Documents. Additionally, an ideal candidate should have a BA in communications, non profit management, marketing or another related field. Experience in event planning and/or fundraising is a plus but not essential. Commitment: 10-15 hours a week for at least one semester. Training: All interns will be trained and supervised by the Executive Director. Benefits: While the position is unpaid, inters have the opportunity to see the inner workings of a small but growing non profit and get experience in providing the resources and support needed for program sustainability.